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Steamboat Springs is home to some incredible local authors, whose titles we are proud to carry! Click on the book images to learn more. 

 

 

David H. Ellis, Catherine H. Ellis
Current price: $24.99
Known as Ski Town, U.S.A., for its deep powder and its growing crop of winter Olympians, Steamboat Springs was named nearly two centuries ago by French trappers. Hearing the "chug, chug" of one of many hot springs, they supposed they had reached navigable waters. For centuries, the area's abundant f ... Read More about
Caryn Boddie, Peter Boddie
Current price: $23.99
Avid skiers have flocked to the northern reaches of the Centennial State for over a century. While the prized powder remains the same, the top skiing destinations bear only a faint resemblance to the resorts of previous generations. Neighborhood slopes, such as Tabernash Hill, featured little more t ... Read More about
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This new, full color reference book introduces readers to over 130 native and non-native plants from the foothills to the alpine of the Southern Rockies. It is written for the curious first-time forager as well as the more advanced harvester of edibles and medicinals. Organized according to plant fa ... Read More about
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Jacquelyne Cox
Current price: $14.95
Full-color pocket guide to 20 of the most popular trails in the Steamboat Springs area from Mount Zirkel Wilderness to the Flat Tops Wilderness. ... Read More about
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Steamboat Springs is world renowned for the ski mountain that overshadows the town, but it was the multitude of springs that drew Ute Indians and then the first white settlers to this valley. John Crawford, Steamboat's founder, envisioned a town where people traveled from around the world to take pa ... Read More about
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From the author of The Agitators, the acclaimed and captivating true story of two restless society girls who left their affluent lives to “rough it” as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916. In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, bored by society luncheons, charity work, ... Read More about
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Guild of Strings in the Mountains Music
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Music, gourmet cuisine, and rocky mountain photography blend together in Steamboat Seasons, a medley of recipes composed by musicians, local celebrated chefs and residents. With anecdotal sidebars, altitude alerts, and culinary counsel, readers are transported to beautiful Northwest Colorado where m ... Read More about
Far from the rest of civilization, but with plenty of money and booze close at hand, Steamboat Springs and the surrounding towns of Oak Creek, Yampa, Hayden and Craig were filled with shady characters with even shadier pasts. Many of the saloonkeepers in these areas opened multiple enterprises, allo ... Read More about
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For many locals, the Steamboat Pilot & Today's police blotter is a breakfast staple. From arguments over sweaters, to bears breaking into Subarus, to men on horseback trotting into local watering holes, we promise you Steamboat Springs is no sleepy ski town. This is the best of the Steamboat Spr ... Read More about
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The ski world has been turned upside down. Chris Diamond's first book, Ski Inc., had just hit bookshelves in December 2016 when shock waves reverberated through the ski resort landscape. In early 2017, the Alterra Mountain Company emerged to challenge Vail Resorts' supremacy, eventually buying 15 re ... Read More about
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You can't make this stuff up. Chris Diamond heard that refrain regularly during his 44-year career in the ski-resort industry, when he guided major ski resorts in Vermont and Colorado and was intimately involved in the most significant issues shaping the sport. So when he finally retired from his po ... Read More about
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In 1914, Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield envisioned a secluded institution nestled in the mountains, where art and nature could intersect. By the 1920s, their remote Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp in Steamboat Springs was serving as a hub for top dancers such as Jos Limon an ... Read More about
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A collection of humorous and lighthearted essays from award-winning writer and author Eugene Buchanan centered around 25 years of living in the mountainous environment of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. A must for anyone already living in or thinking about moving to a mountain town. ... Read More about
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On the evening of December 4, 1978, Rocky Mountain Airways Flight 217 departed Steamboat Springs, Colorado bound for Denver with twenty-two souls on board. Less than an hour later, the flight was forced down on Buffalo Pass at an altitude of 10,500 feet when it encountered severe icing conditions an ... Read More about
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Rita Herold
Current price: $23.99
Called the "Last Frontier," the "Land of the Last Pioneers" and the "Place that Time Forgot," Routt County was among the last places settled in the continental United States. Between 1820 and 1845, notable people such as Kit Carson, Jim Baker and Jim Brid. ... Read More about
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Elyssa Pallai, Ken Nager
Current price: $21.95
Eli and Mort the Moose are on their next adventure in Steamboat Springs, Colorado...and this time Eli and Mort are going to have a Wild West ski adventure. While in Steamboat, Eli and Mort experience all that's magical in the big, wild, white world of a ski town including catching big air while skij ... Read More about
Polly Holyoke
Current price: $18.99
An Amazon Best Book of the Month! Wings of Fire meets Skandar and the Unicorn Thief in this epic fantasy adventure set in a world where human and skysteed share a deep bond of friendship and love. When monsters emerge to attack the empire, it's up to Kiesandra and her beloved winged horse N'Rah to p ... Read More about
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